7/10/2006 12:00 AM
TEEX Spanish Fire School largest in five years
The Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) is hosting the 40th Annual Spanish Fire School this week, which has attracted 682 firefighters from 15 different countries – the largest enrollment the school has experienced in five years.
Studying everything from basic firefighting operations to officer development, the firefighters learn from the experience and knowledge of approximately 250 volunteer instructors teaching only in Spanish.
TEEX is recognized as the world’s premier emergency services training institute, training more than 80,000 firefighters and emergency responders from throughout Texas, all 50 states and more than 40 countries each year.